Six books have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize from a longlist of thirteen. Each author must be a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.
The shortlisted books are documented in Annal: 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
The winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction will be announced October 18. The winner will receive £50,000 and each of the six shortlisted authors, including the winner, will receive £2,500 and a designer bound edition of their book.
The judges, chaired by Dame Stella Rimington, are:
- writer and journalist, Matthew d'Ancona
- author, Susan Hill
- author and politician, Chris Mullin
- Head of Books at the Daily Telegraph, Gaby Wood